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The Queen has received a new Canada brooch to mark her 60 years on the throne. it is diamond, gold, and platinum and and was designed by Birks (Canada’s answer to Tiffany’s). It was commissioned by the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery, who presented it to the Queen at Buckingham Palace in January 2012.

"Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery's Brooch" - The pin was sent to the Queen by the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery, based at Camp Shilo, near Brandon, Manitoba.

Keepsake Boxes was created as a set of multiples for my sculpture class. These boxes represent myself, my love of creating art while busying my hands through tedious work. From sorting beads from a bucket, to creating a design and pattern, to placing individual beads on pegboards, to ironing, and to assembling, this process represents my…

Keepsake Boxes was created as a set of multiples for my sculpture class. These boxes represent myself, my love of creating art while busying my hands through tedious work. From sorting beads from a…

This shower melts recipe is an easy DIY using simple ingredients at home. If you are curious how to use essential oils in the shower this shower melts DIY is a great recipe to try!

This shower melts recipe is an easy DIY using simple ingredients at home. If you are curious how to use essential oils in the shower this shower melts DIY is a great recipe to try!

Lemon Bath Bombs Recipe - DIY Lemon Bath Fizzies with Free Printable Labels

Lemon Bath Bombs Recipe - DIY Lemon Bath Fizzies with Free Printable Labels

1st May and today's tiara is Queen Victoria's Emerald tiara which was designed for her by Prince Albert. The beautiful piece has only been photographed or painted a handful of times. Today it belongs to the Duke of Fife, and was last worn by his mother at the State Opening of Parliament in the early 1960s. Prince Phillip's grandmother, Princess Victoria of Hesse was also photographed wearing it. It has some beautiful accompanying jewels.

1st May and today's tiara is Queen Victoria's Emerald tiara which was designed for her by Prince Albert. The beautiful piece has only been photographed or painted a handful of times. Today it belongs to the Duke of Fife, and was last worn by his mother at the State Opening of Parliament in the early 1960s. Prince Phillip's grandmother, Princess Victoria of Hesse was also photographed wearing it. It has some beautiful accompanying jewels.

15th January and today's tiara first appeared in June, 1999 when Sophie Rhys Jones married Prince Edward becoming the Countess of Wessex. At the time it was described as being from the Royal Collection, but there are no photos of anyone else wearing it. People have speculated that it was made from the anthemions of Queen Victoria's regal circlet.

15th January and today's tiara first appeared in June, 1999 when Sophie Rhys Jones married Prince Edward becoming the Countess of Wessex. At the time it was described as being from the Royal Collection, but there are no photos of anyone else wearing it. People have speculated that it was made from the anthemions of Queen Victoria's regal circlet.

15th April and today's tiara is the Baden Palmette Tiara, now owned by Queen Margrethe of Denmark. The beautiful heart shaped tiara has had a bit of traveling to do to end up in Denmark. It originally belonged to Louise of Baden. Her daughter Victoria would become Queen of Sweden. She inherited the tiara but was not photographed wearing it. Nor was the next owner, her granddaughter, Ingrid, who brought the tiara with her to Denmark. Queen Margrethe has worn the tiara many times.

15th April and today's tiara is the Baden Palmette Tiara, now owned by Queen Margrethe of Denmark. The beautiful heart shaped tiara has had a bit of traveling to do to end up in Denmark. It originally belonged to Louise of Baden. Her daughter Victoria would become Queen of Sweden. She inherited the tiara but was not photographed wearing it. Nor was the next owner, her granddaughter, Ingrid, who brought the tiara with her to Denmark. Queen Margrethe has worn the tiara many times.